Teaching philosophy and the Buddhist way of learning

dc.contributor.author Warayuth Sriwarakuel
dc.date.accessioned 2016-10-27T06:50:08Z
dc.date.available 2016-10-27T06:50:08Z
dc.date.issued 2010
dc.description Teaching philosophy in the Buddhist context starts with teaching students know how to listen to other people and read scriptures and texts. In Buddhist terms, students will be taught how to listen to Saddhamma or doctrines. Then students will learn how to have dialogue especially with Kalyanamitta or good friends and scholars. Then they will be taught how to think critically or Yonisomanasikara. Last, but not least, they will be taught how to act properly through Trisikkha (the Threefold Training), namely, Adhisila-sikkha (training in higher morality), Adhicitta-sikkha (training in higher mentality), and Adhipacca-sikkha (training in higher wisdom). According to the Buddhist context, love of wisdom (philosophy) and wisdom of love (religion) need to come together hand in hand. In other word, philosophy and religion are always interrelated or interdependent. Thus teaching or doing philosophy is always expected to come together with doing religion.
dc.description.abstract The Buddhist way of learning is composed of four natural stages: listening, speaking, thinking, and doing. These four stages lead to three kinds of wisdom: (1) Sutamaya-pacca, wisdom resulting from listening to others, (2) Cintamaya-pacca, wisdom resulting from one's own reflection, and (3) Bhavanamaya-pacca, wisdom resulting from doing or practice. Teaching philosophy according to the Buddhist context, therefore, will begin with "love of wisdom" and end with "wisdom of love" en_US
dc.format.extent 5 pages en_US
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en_US
dc.identifier.citation Philosophy in the Dialogue of Cultures en_US
dc.identifier.isbn 9785898263478
dc.identifier.uri https://repository.au.edu/handle/6623004553/18305
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Moscow : Progress-Tradition en_US
dc.subject Teaching philosophy
dc.subject The Buddhist way of learning
dc.subject Love of wisdom
dc.subject.other Philosophy
dc.title Teaching philosophy and the Buddhist way of learning en_US
dc.type Text en_US
mods.genre Article en_US
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